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Stories from Monday, June 25, 2007

Rain doesn't dampen Sikeston's first ice cream social (06/25/07)
SIKESTON -- Although it got off to a stormy start, Sikeston's first ice cream social was deemed a success. Right before the event began, the sunny skies broke into rain. The unexpected weather pushed off Josh Monroe's performance by about 15 minutes and pushed socializers under the pavilion at Malone Park. The rains soon lifted though, and more people began to show up...
Apartment removal (06/25/07)
Bill James Excavating removes the second floor of the apartment building on Kathleen Street. The apartments were completely destroyed in May by a fire.
Bulls split doubleheader with Firebirds (06/25/07)
FARMINGTON?-- The Sikeston Bulls split a doubleheader with the Farmington Firebirds in KIT?League action on Sunday. Sikeston actually had to forfeit the first game due to a scheduling mix-up. The team didn't arrive to the game on time and were penalized with the forfeit...
Ruth Scherer (06/25/07)
LEAWOOD, Kan. - Pallbearers for services conducted today at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church for Naomi Ruth Scherer, 81, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., who died on June 21, 2007, were: David Gilliland, Jonathan Gilliland, J. Matthew Lynch, Nicholas Scherer, Shannon Holmes and Jim Marshall...
Opal Stickles (06/25/07)
DEXTER - Pallbearers for funeral services conducted on Sunday at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter for Opal Stickles, 84, who died on June 22, 2007, were: Joe Anderson, Kent Edwards, Brian McClintock, Calvin Edwards, Keith Coleman and John Shipp...
Beth Butcher (06/25/07)
SIKESTON -- Beth L. Butcher, 51, died June 25, 2007, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Blanchard Funeral Chapel.
Rita Campagna (06/25/07)
PUXICO - Rita Campagna, 91, died June 24, 2007, at the Puxico Nursing Center. Born April 2, 1916, in Shiloh, to the late Walter and Lula Fann Casey, she lived in Memphis, Tenn. and returned to Puxico in 1976. She had worked for 35 years in the audit department of the Sears Department Store in Memphis, and had attended the Puxico United Methodist Church...
Edsel P. Pruett (06/25/07)
BLOOMFIELD - The Rev. Edsel P. Pruett, 79, formerly of Poplar Bluff, died June 23, 2007, at Cypress Point Skilled Nursing. Born June 20,1928, at Bloomfield, to the late Johnny and Mary Osburn Pruett, he retired from the U.S. Air Force in 1970, after serving 23 years. ...
Franklin D. Berry (06/25/07)
MORLEY - Franklin D. Berry, 74, died at 11:20 p.m. June 22, 2007, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Born Jan. 24, 1933, in Charleston, to the late Jesse Ray and Nellie Bell Hooker Berry, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He owned and worked as an elevator operator for J&F Construction and was a lifetime member of VFW Post 5368 in Morley...
Looking Back 6/25 (06/25/07)
SIKESTON - C.H. Butler was elected as chairman of the Scott County chapter of the American Red Cross at the chapter's annual meeting. SIKESTON - The post office announced that applications are being accepted for civil service examinations for substitute clerks and carriers. Changes in regulations make it possible for a person to apply at an post office, regardless of residence...
Your view: Stamp out hunger (06/25/07)
Bootheel Food Bank would like to thank the community for their support of two recent events. During the "Stamp Out Hunger" campaign on May 12, 3,000 pounds of food was collected to help those in need. Thank you Sikeston community for your generosity and a special note of gratitude to the Sikeston Postal workers who made this possible...
Speakout 6/25 (06/25/07)
I have a gripe about these tree people coming down and cutting down trees and cutting them back from the wires. Our trees were not in the wires. I looked before they even started cutting. I have hardly any trees left. You ought to come down Lake Street and look what they did to the trees. ...